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The Chilcot Inquiry Into The Iraq War, In Pictures

by | 25th, November 2009

THE official inquiry into the war in Iraq kicks off with the war in Iraq still on.

Elements of the new US administration of President George Bush were already discussing “regime change” in Iraq two years before the invasion of 2003, the official inquiry into the war was told today

Regime. Changed. Sounds like good planning. Of course, we’ve already had the Hutton inquiry into the death of David Kelly and the Butler inquiry into the use of intelligence in the run-up to the conflict. This time it’s Sir John Chilcot’s Chilcot Inquiry. Everyone gets a turn at inquiring. It’s what Tony Blair meant when he championed life-long learning:

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Embargoed to 0001 Monday November 23. File photo dated 21/10/09 of the head of the long-awaited Iraq War Inquiry, Sir John Chilcot, who has pledged to produce a "full and insightful" account of the decision-making process which took Britain into the conflict.



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